Senior RSS Pracharak M.C. Jayadev (85) passed away at a private hospital in Bengaluru this morning following brief illness.
A bachelor, he was associated with the RSS for decades.
His body was kept at the RSS office ‘Keshava Krupa’ here for public darshan. Last rites will be performed at Chamarajpet burial ground later this evening, according to sources.
Born in Mysuru on Feb. 18, 1932, Mysuru Channabasappa Jayadev (Mai Cha Jayadev), obtained B.Sc degree and studied Law in Mysuru and later became an RSS functionary serving at Tumakuru.
He later moved to Bengaluru in the 60s where he strengthened the roots of the RSS.
Appointed as a Pracharak in 1995, he functioned from the State RSS headquarters ‘Keshava Kurpa,’ guiding thousands of workers.
Many top RSS leaders, including Sarasanghachalak Mohan Bhagwat, Sarakaryavahak Suresh Bhyyaji Joshi and Sahasarakaryavahak Suresh Soni and Dattatreya Hosabale, BJP leaders B.S. Yeddyurappa, H.N. Ananth Kumar, D.V. Sadanandagowda and K.S. Eshwarappa have condoled his death.